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Posted on 08 Nov

Cardiff campaigner made Champion for Alzheimer’s Research Trust

Carolyn Morris, from Bryn Hafren, near Cardiff, has been made a Champion of the Alzheimer’s Research Trust, the UK’s leading dementia research charity.

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Posted on 08 Nov

St Andrews scientists find new way to study Alzheimer’s disease

Scientists in St Andrews have found a new way of studying an enzyme that has been implicated in the development of Alzheimer’s disease.

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Posted on 03 Nov

Fish oil treatment ‘not useful’ for Alzheimer’s patients

Omega-3 fatty acid docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) treatment did not help patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease.

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Posted on 26 Oct

Dementia Declaration announced

Forty five organisations from the charity, public and private sectors have come together to form the largest ever united front to fight for the future of people with dementia.

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Posted on 26 Oct

Heavy smoking linked to dementia risk

A US study has shown heavy smoking is linked to an increased risk of Alzheimer’s and vascular dementia.

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Posted on 20 Oct

A year of success for Bexhill charity shop supporting Alzheimer’s

Shirley Golding from Bexhill-on-Sea will be celebrating the first anniversary of her charity shop, Shirley Annes, with two days of Halloween themed fun on 29 and 30 October.

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Posted on 19 Oct

Protein reduction reverses cognitive problems in mice

Scientists at the Yale School of Medicine report lowering amounts of the ‘STEP’ protein could reverse cognitive deficits in mice with Alzheimer’s.

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Posted on 19 Oct

Swedish study further links B vitamins to Alzheimer’s risk

A new seven-year observational study from the Karolinska Institute in Sweden has again linked B vitamins to a reduced risk of Alzheimer’s.

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Posted on 15 Oct

Alison’s spell of fundraising for Alzheimer’s research

Dressed for Halloween, complete with a witch’s hat, Alison Cranage from Hertford aims to have fun and raise hundreds of pounds for her favourite charity, the Alzheimer’s Research Trust, when she takes part in the BUPA Great South Run, on 24 October.

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Posted on 14 Oct

US study suggests walking could combat brain shrinkage

A study by US scientists has suggested walking a mile a day could protect against brain shrinkage and cognitive decline.

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